Democrats have gone sour on citizen protest. DNC spokesman Brad Woodhouse described citizens upset at the current health care socialization push as “mobs”, “angry mobs”, “rabid right wing extremists”, “mobs of extremists”, and “highly organized”. Ouch! In a joint Op-Ed with House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (who had slyly suggested protestors were carrying swastikas) called the protestors “simply un-American”.
But today, a leading American delivers a stern message of support for protest. From the past! Ladies and gentlemen, Mrs. Hillary Rodham Clinton: